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Frederick John Eyes

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Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu (photo J.H.A. Skipper of Kohukohu c1928) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick John AWMM
  • Surname
    Eyes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 70073 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 July 1897 AWMM HokiangaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 28 September 1917 AWMM Rawene, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Eyes (mother), Rawene, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 March 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Sling Camp : Marched in 6 July 1918 AWMM
    • Larkhill : Marched in 28 August 1918 AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW1 28 September 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      154 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs Sophie Eyes and Charles Eyes.

    His medals were sent to his mother Mrs Sophie Eyes, Alexander St, Waterview, Avondale.

    Left for France after being at Larkhill on 10.9.1918, arriving at Etaples on 13 September 1918. He joined the 1st Battalion, Otago Regiment , 14th Coy. in the field on 16 September 1918. He was killed in action 22 days later on 8 October 1918.

    He was initially buried at Hilltop Cemetery, Lesdain. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Naves Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM IV. D.4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Kohukohu Town Hall, 25 Beach Road, Kohukohu, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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